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This historical snapshot was current as of March 2003.
Airline Abbreviation: HP
Main Hub: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
Other Hubs: McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV (LAS), Port Columbus International Airport, Columbus, OH (CMH)
Countries Served: United States, Mexico, Canada
Rank: Eighth largest US airline
NYSE Stock Symbol: AWA
Frequent Flyer Program: FlightFund, with silver, gold, and platinum elite membership tiers. Free tickets can be redeemed for as little as 20000 miles.
Initiated Service: August 1, 1983
Operating Fleet: Boeing 757-200 (13 planes), Airbus A320-200 (49), Airbus A319-100 (32), Boeing 737-300 (39), Boeing 737-200 (10), Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-700 (8), Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-200 (23), Embraer Regional Jet ERJ-145 (12), deHaviland Dash-8 (9)
Reservation Centers: Tempe, AZ and Reno, NV 1-800-2FLY-AWA and www.americawest.com
Employees: between 13000 and 14000
CEO: W. Douglas Parker, a senior America West executive since 1995, was promoted to CEO in late August 2001 to replace retiring CEO William A. Franke, who held the post since 1993.
Customer Satisfaction: J.D. Power and Associates has ranked America West below the industry average in passenger satisfaction for 2000 and 1999. For 1998 and 1997, America West received the best JDP&A rating for short-haul flights.

In 2005, America West's holding company, America West Holdings Corporation, completed a merger with U.S. Airways Group Inc., resulting in the America West brand being absorbed into U.S. Airways.

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